Hey guys, I'm looking into getting a printer to print my positives, but don't really know much about them. Up till now I've just been getting oversize black and white prints at Kinkos and then using baby oil to make them transparent. A large format printer would be idea, I'd prefer not to have to tile together the positives for larger posters.
I use an Epson 4000 that I scored off Kijiji for a hundred bucks. 17" wide so no tiling necessary for anything that I do, but if you want larger there are 24" models like the 7800. From what I gather, a lot of people use the wide format Epsons for films.
If you're patient, a decent deal comes along now and then on Kijiji or Craigslist. In my case it was several months of casual searching/waiting, but I wasn't in any rush.